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Vouchers have saved the tourist season

Tourist vouchers had a good season in Gorenjska, which is one of the best tourist regions in Slovenia with its alpine lakes Bled and Bohinj and the mountain center of Kranjska Gora. Tourism officials told local media that domestic guests had almost completely offset the drop in foreign tourists, with the exception of Bled, where…

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Exports in the first half of 2020 were lower by 4.2% year on year

In June 2020, Slovenian exports fell by 4.2% in June 2019 (to EUR 2,682.4 million), while imports fell by 5.1% (to EUR 2,562.4 million). In the first half of 2020, exports were 5.6% lower than in the same period of 2019, while imports were 10.3% lower. “Slovenia’s exports and imports decreased in June 2020 compared…

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Mike Pompeo on an official visit to Slovenia next week

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel on a European tour next week, during which he will also visit Slovenia. As he announced at a press conference, “he will travel to the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Austria and Poland on Monday.” He expressed the belief that this would be a “very important and productive path”.…

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Adria Mobil shows signs of recovery in the midst of the coronavirus crisis

The Slovenian company Adria Mobil intends to partially compensate for the loss of coronavirus by the end of the year, General Manager Sonja Gole told STA. Consumer demand is returning and the company has no plans to lay off if the epidemiological status continues to be favorable. Due to the epidemic, the caravan manufacturer ceased…

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Fraport Slovenia suffers the same fate as the Fraport Group

The German company Fraport announced today that due to the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, about 3,000 to 4,000 employees will be laid off, as the aviation industry will not be able to recover for some time. Fraport Slovenia, which is 100% owned by Fraport, recorded EUR 9.4 million in revenues in the first…

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The government has issued additional bonds worth EUR 50 million

On 30 July, the Ministry of Finance of Slovenia took advantage of a request from a reputable investor and issued an additional issue of a 3-year bond of the Republic of Slovenia (maturity 2023) in the amount of EUR 50 million at a record low yield to 0.492%, which is 27 basis points higher. comparable…

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Inflation stood at 0.3% in July

Annual inflation in Slovenia was 0.3% in July 2020, according to the Statistical Office of Slovenia. Prices of services increased by 2.1% on average. Commodity prices fell by 0.8% on average. Monthly deflation amounted to -0.1%, which is mainly due to a 10.3% drop in clothing and footwear prices. Consumer prices rose by an average…

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The Telekom Slovenije Group generated EUR 325.4 million in net sales in the first half of the year

At its third regular session on Wednesday, the Supervisory Board of Telekom Slovenije, dd discussed the unaudited report on the results of the Telekom Slovenije Group and Telekom Slovenije, dd in January and June 2020. “In the first six months of this year, the Telekom Slovenije Group generated EUR 325.4 million in net sales and…

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Alfi Fund acquires most of Tuš’s debt

Slovenian equity fund Alfi has acquired more than 80% of the debt of Tuša, one of the largest food retailers in Slovenia, which will convert it into equity, reports the Delo newspaper. The document, which contains confirmed data on the acquisition of the last block of claims against Tuš from Alfi, reports that a framework…

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Lithuanian citizen detained in Slovenia

According to Lithuanian news agencies, a Lithuanian citizen was arrested in Slovenia at the request of Russia. According to reports, Lithuanian businessman Vidmantas Kučinskas, founder of the Arvi business group, was detained in Slovenia on suspicion of fraud in Russia. The Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told BNS that it was detaining a Lithuanian citizen…

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Drones to see the border with Austria

After Interior Minister Aleš Hojs spoke with his Austrian counterpart Karl Nehammer at a conference on migration, Slovenia and Austria agreed to try to jointly control the common border using new technologies such as cameras and drones. The trial will “examine the possibility of effective co-operation in joint border control and the transfer of these…

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Slovenia will upgrade its national network to 5G

Telekom Slovenije will establish a national fifth generation (5G) network at existing base stations and in the existing 2600 MHz frequency spectrum, which is also used for the fourth mobile generation network. In the upgraded 4G / 5G network, users will be able to achieve higher data transfer speeds already in this development step than…

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Analysts satisfied with Brussels agreement

Slovenian economist Mojmir Mrak told STA that the agreement on the recovery pandemic package at the EU summit was good for Slovenia from both a financial and strategic point of view, while the expert on international relations concluded that the outcome was not bad for Slovenia. due to average tendencies. Mojmir Mrak, a professor at…

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Janša was satisfied with the outcome of negotiations with the EU

Today, after several days of negotiations, the European Council reached an agreement on a multiannual financial framework and a recovery instrument worth a total of € 1.824 billion. The agreement brings large additional funds for Slovenia, which will facilitate the recovery after the COVID-19 crisis and encourage investment in the green and digital transition, Slovenian…

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Slovenia intends to build a new windmill

The Slovenian government recently supported the construction of a wind farm with a nominal capacity of 21.6 megawatts on a mountain ridge near the border with Croatia. As evwind.es recently reported, the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning announced in October 2019 that it was working on national zoning plans for eight wind farms,…

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According to Prime Minister Janša, Slovenia is ready for serious and probably lengthy negotiations

Today and tomorrow, Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša is attending an extraordinary session of the European Council in Brussels, which will be entirely dedicated to negotiations on the EU’s multiannual financial framework 2021-2027, including negotiations on the recently proposed recovery instrument, the Slovenian government announced. On 10 July 2020, the President of the European Council,…

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The incident on the Slovenian border with Italy was real

The parliamentary commission for the control of intelligence services discussed a report on Wednesday, which shows that an incident took place on May 7, in which two Slovenian soldiers stopped civilians in a forest near the border with Italy and were not orchestrated. The incident was not orchestrated and both hikers were not members of…

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Charles Michel: “An agreement is necessary. Now is the time

Letter of invitation from President Charles Michel to the members of the European Council before its meeting on 17 and 18 July 2020 “On Friday, for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, we will be able to meet again here in Brussels. The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed many lives across Europe…